Emmitsburg, Maryland

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Population in 2019: 3,198 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +39.7%
Males: 1,527  (47.7%)
Females: 1,671  (52.3%)
Median resident age:

42.0 years
Maryland median age:

39.0 years

Zip codes: 21727.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $75,116 (it was $38,710 in 2000)
Emmitsburg:

$75,116
MD:

$86,738

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $38,851 (it was $16,216 in 2000)

Emmitsburg town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $256,699 (it was $104,700 in 2000)
Emmitsburg:

$256,699
MD:

$332,500

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $323,362; detached houses: $345,982; townhouses or other attached units: $224,843

Median gross rent in 2019: $848.

March 2019 cost of living index in Emmitsburg: 166.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.6%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.7% for Black residents, 46.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Emmitsburg, MD (2019)
    • 2,50280.4%White alone
    • 2598.3%Black alone
    • 1976.3%Hispanic
    • 772.5%Two or more races
    • 361.2%Asian alone

Races in Emmitsburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Emmitsburg, Maryland as of October 05, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Emmitsburg is 506 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (14.1%), English (8.0%), Irish (7.1%), Scottish (5.6%), American (5.0%), Polish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1824

Elevation: 449 feet

Land area: 1.15 square miles.

Population density: 2,783 people per square mile   (average).

Emmitsburg, Maryland map

116 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 0.9% Latin America, 0.8% Africa, 0.8% Asia).

This town:

3.6%
Maryland:

15.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,056 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,115 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (19.9 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (46.7 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (117.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Carroll Valley borough, PA (2.0 miles ),
Fairfield borough, PA (2.5 miles ),
Sabillasville, MD (2.6 miles ),
Thurmont, MD (2.7 miles ),
Blue Ridge Summit, PA (2.8 miles ),
District 4, Creagerstown, MD (2.9 miles ),
District 1, Taneytown, MD (2.9 miles ),
Highfield-Cascade, MD (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 39.70 N, Longitude: 77.33 W

Area codes: 301, 240

Distribution of median household income in Emmitsburg, MD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Emmitsburg, MD in 2019

Property values in Emmitsburg, MD

Emmitsburg satellite photo by USGS

Emmitsburg tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $78,600
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $69,000
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $96,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Emmitsburg, MD residents
Average permit cost in Emmitsburg, MD
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.4%
Maryland:

6.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +375 (+19.6%).
Most common industries in Emmitsburg, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.2%)
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (24.5%)
  • Public administration (12.7%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
  • Health care (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.9%)
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Emmitsburg, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (3.6%)

Average climate in Emmitsburg, Maryland

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Emmitsburg, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.0. This is about average.

City:

74.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.106. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.106
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.02
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.424. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.424
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.77
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Emmitsburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.0 miles away from the Emmitsburg town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/5/1952, a category F3 tornado 19.5 miles away from the town center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Emmitsburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Maryland state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 128.5 miles away from Emmitsburg center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 203.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 126.4 miles away from Emmitsburg center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 139.9 miles away from Emmitsburg center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 240.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Frederick County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Emmitsburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Emmitsburg:

  • ST JOSEPH'S MINISTRIES (331 SOUTH SETON AVENUE)
  • ST. VINCENT CARE CENTER (335 SOUTH SETON AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Emmitsburg:

  • GETTYSBURG HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; GETTYSBURG, PA)
  • LORIEN TANEYTOWN, INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; TANEYTOWN, MD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-GETTYSBURG (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GETTYSBURG, PA)
  • TRANSITIONS HEALTHCARE GETTYSBURG (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GETTYSBURG, PA)
  • GETTYSBURG CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GETTYSBURG, PA)
  • GETTYSBURG LUTHERAN NURSING REHAB CTR,THE (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GETTYSBURG, PA)
  • LITTLESTOWN DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; LITTLESTOWN, PA)

Heliports located in Emmitsburg:

College/University in Emmitsburg:

  • Mount St Mary's University (Full-time enrollment: 2,313; Location: 16300 Old Emmitsburg Road; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.msmary.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Emmitsburg:

  • Gettysburg College (about 11 miles; Gettysburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,772)
  • Frederick Community College (about 19 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 19 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • McDaniel College (about 20 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Carroll Community College (about 22 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,682)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 27 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 7,051)
  • Shepherd University (about 32 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)

Public elementary/middle school in Emmitsburg:

Private elementary/middle school in Emmitsburg:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Churches- St Joseph Catholic is not listed. Also, there is a cemetery around the church.The St.Joseph Cementery listed is sometimes referred to as the "new" St.Joseph Cemetery,it's atleast 30 plus years old.
  • CAr to add the town's non-profit web site to you list www.emmitsburg.net added by Michael Hillman

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Emmitsburg: Vigilant Hose Company Number 6 (A), Emmitsburg Ambulance Company Number 26 (B), Emmitsburg Branch Library (C), Saint Catherine's Nursing Center (D), Emmitsburg Library (E), Emmitsburg Police Department (F), Frederick County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 26 Emmitsburg Ambulance Company (G), Vigilant Hose Company 6 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Emmitsburg include: National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton (A), Church of the Incarnation United Church of Christ (B), Elias Lutheran Church (C), Trinity United Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Josephs Cemetery (1), Mountain View Cemetery (2), Saint Elias Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Willow Rill (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Emmitsburg: Emmitsburg Community Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: National Shrine-Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton (Museums; 333 South Seton Avenue).

Hotel: Sleep Inn - Inn & Suites (501 Silo Hill Parkway).

Birthplace of: Art Stokes - Baseball player.

Frederick County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Emmitsburg and their reported violations in the past:

TOWN OF EMMITSBURG (Address: 300A S. SETON AVE. , Population served: 2,400, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-07-2013)
  • One minor monitoring violation
MOUNT SAINT MARYS UNIVERSITY (Population served: 1,900, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2011)
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-01-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: Fed FAO issued (MAY-14-2008), Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MOUNTAIN MANOR TREATMENT CENTER (Address: 9701 KEYSVILLE ROAD , Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2010)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-12-2009)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (3 times from DEC-11-2006 to DEC-10-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2008)
MIDDLE CREEK MANOR (Serves PA, Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between OCT-03-2011 and NOV-03-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-01-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-23-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Emmitsburg that have no violations reported:

  • TOMS CREEK U M CHURCH (Address: 16252 TOMS CREEK CHURCH RD , Population served: 145, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

67.2%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.9%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
108 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
76 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
150 people in religious group quarters in 2000
67 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Emmitsburg (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Emmitsburg Branch at 8 East Main Street, Center Square, branch established on 1962/09/17. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Emmitsburg:

Marital status in Emmitsburg, MD
  • Never married: 36.9%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

For population 25 years and over in Emmitsburg:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Maryland average:

12.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Emmitsburg
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Emmitsburg, MD (based on Frederick County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic36,92312
Mainline Protestant34,107110
Evangelical Protestant21,401113
Other3,90119
Black Protestant9315
Orthodox5452
None135,577-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 37
This county:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
This county:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Here:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 126
This county:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Frederick County:

7.8%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.4%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Frederick County:

17.5%
Maryland:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Emmitsburg:

54.1%
Maryland:

50.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

52.6%
Maryland:

47.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.3%
State:

20.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.9%
Maryland:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Emmitsburg:

6.9
Maryland:

6.8

Overweight people:
Emmitsburg:

34.4%
Maryland:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

60.4%
Maryland:

56.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Emmitsburg:

79.4%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Emmitsburg, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 8$6,341$9,5120$0
Streets and Highways 3$13,027$52,1080$0
Parks and Recreation 3$5,181$20,7240$0
Sewerage 3$16,100$64,4000$0
Water Supply 3$12,183$48,7320$0
Financial Administration 2$8,948$53,6880$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$587
Totals for Government 22$61,780$33,6981$587

Emmitsburg government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,362,000 ($425.89)
    Water Utilities: $578,000 ($180.74)
    Regular Highways: $423,000 ($132.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $295,000 ($92.25)
    Police Protection: $264,000 ($82.55)
    Central Staff Services: $217,000 ($67.85)
    Financial Administration: $169,000 ($52.85)
    General Public Buildings: $118,000 ($36.90)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($2.50)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $6,000 ($1.88)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,000 ($1.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $155,000 ($48.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($2.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,158,000 ($362.10)

Emmitsburg government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $912,000 ($285.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $193,000 ($60.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($5.32)
    Parking Facilities: $14,000 ($4.38)
    Other: $3,000 ($0.94)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $102,000 ($31.89)
    Rents: $27,000 ($8.44)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($5.63)
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,000 ($1.88)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $488,000 ($152.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $165,000 ($51.59)
    Highways: $93,000 ($29.08)
  • Tax - Property: $688,000 ($215.13)
    Individual Income: $246,000 ($76.92)
    Public Utility License: $32,000 ($10.01)
    Public Utilities Sales: $26,000 ($8.13)
    Amusements Sales: $6,000 ($1.88)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000 ($1.88)

Emmitsburg government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,174,000 ($2243.28)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,907,000 ($2159.79)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $526,000 ($164.48)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $258,000 ($80.68)

Emmitsburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $664,000 ($207.63)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,512,000 ($2036.27)

6.86% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,231 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
Maryland average:

6.88%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($814 average AGI)
Frederick County:

0.08%
Maryland average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Montgomery County, MD  1.88% ($72,920 average AGI)
from Washington County, MD  0.49% ($50,461)
from Carroll County, MD  0.35% ($62,309)


6.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($67,375 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Maryland average:

7.35%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($987 average AGI)
Frederick County:

0.08%
Maryland average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, MD  0.88% ($59,342 average AGI)
to Washington County, MD  0.86% ($47,216)
to Carroll County, MD  0.33% ($61,994)
Businesses in Emmitsburg, MD
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Sleep Inn1
McDonald's1Subway1
Pizza Hut1

Strongest AM radio stations in Emmitsburg:

  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHVR (1280 AM; 5 kW; HANOVER, PA)
  • WXTR (820 AM; 4 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Emmitsburg:

  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WMTB-FM (89.9 FM; EMMITSBURG, MD; Owner: MOUNT SAINT MARY'S COLLEGE, INCORPORATED)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WZBT (91.1 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: GETTYSBURG COLLEGE)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WAFY (103.1 FM; MIDDLETOWN, MD; Owner: FREDERICK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Emmitsburg:

  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WFPT (Channel 62; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W51CY (Channel 51; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)
  • W52AS (Channel 52; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Emmitsburg fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Emmitsburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 141ft / 42.8mTotal length
  • $463,000Total costs
  • 127,492Total average daily traffic
  • 8,634Total average daily truck traffic
  • 122,836Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Emmitsburg, MD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Emmitsburg, MD

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Emmitsburg)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • TOWN OFFICE, 300a South Seton Avenue (Lat: 39.701556 Lon: -77.329000), Type: Bant, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 18.2 m, Call Sign: WNZD834,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.900 MHz, Grant Date: 05/14/2012, Expiration Date: 04/28/2022, Registrant: Pine Hill Electronics, LLC, 2750 Kays Mill Rd, Finksburg, MD 21048, Phone: (410) 833-1422, Fax: (410) 861-8632, Email:
  • BRIDGEPORT, Bridgeport Rd @ Md-140 (Lat: 39.678000 Lon: -77.237333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 109.1 m, Call Sign: WPYH582,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.055 MHz, Grant Date: 07/12/2013, Expiration Date: 08/12/2023, Certifier: Howard S Redman Jr, Registrant: New Wave Licensing Services Inc., 517 Sachs Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0910, Fax: (717) 334-4739, Email:
  • Bridgeport Rd @ Md-140 (Lat: 39.678000 Lon: -77.237333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 109.1 m, Call Sign: WQJF566,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.332 MHz, Grant Date: 05/30/2018, Expiration Date: 08/20/2028, Certifier: George E Ryan Ii, Registrant: Maryland Department Of Natural Resources, 580 Taylor Ave, E-3, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 260-8865, Fax: (410) 260-8878, Email:
  • Lat: 39.687333 Lon: -77.333194, Call Sign: WQNW504,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.350 MHz, 463.962 MHz, 464.962 MHz, Grant Date: 06/08/2021, Expiration Date: 06/17/2031, Certifier: William J Roby Mr, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 100 Creamery Road (Lat: 39.702417 Lon: -77.323000), Call Sign: WQUR296,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.437 MHz, 456.437 MHz, 451.637 MHz, 456.637 MHz, 451.762 MHz, 456.762 MHz, Grant Date: 09/17/2014, Expiration Date: 09/17/2024, Certifier: Brenda Monahan, Registrant: Mills\' Communications, Inc., 210 Pennsylvania Ave, Westminster, MD 21157-4343, Phone: (410) 876-8600, Fax: (410) 857-1225, Email:
  • BRIDGEPORT, Bridgeport Rd @ Md-140 (Lat: 39.678000 Lon: -77.237333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 109.1 m, Call Sign: WQVB666,
    Assigned Frequencies: 853.337 MHz, 851.162 MHz, 852.137 MHz, 852.337 MHz, 852.425 MHz, 852.450 MHz, 852.475 MHz, 852.587 MHz, 852.937 MHz, 853.337 MHz, Grant Date: 12/17/2014, Expiration Date: 12/17/2024, Certifier: Scott R Campbell, Registrant: New Wave Licensing Services Inc., 517 Sachs Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0910, Fax: (717) 334-4739, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Emmitsburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Emmitsburg)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$356,3701$249,0605$231,224
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$03$201,623
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$212,940
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 7532.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$172,830
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2005 2004 2003 2002

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 7532.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Emmitsburg, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Emmitsburg, MD - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 40. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 77 took place in 2006, and the least - 11 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Emmitsburg, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (60.8%), and Outside Fires (26.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Emmitsburg, MD
    • 40960.8%Structure Fires
    • 17926.6%Outside Fires
    • 507.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 355.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Emmitsburg, MD
Most common first names in Emmitsburg, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Sr10085.1 years
Mary7180.1 years
John4074.5 years
Charles3369.7 years
William2972.6 years
James2975.4 years
Margaret2583.6 years
Joseph2471.4 years
Helen2282.1 years
Robert2070.5 years
Most common last names in Emmitsburg, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Topper2674.2 years
Sanders2375.4 years
Eyler1771.0 years
Cool1772.6 years
Wivell1570.2 years
Smith1472.6 years
Miller1474.8 years
Ohler1378.6 years
Myers1277.1 years
Wantz1074.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Emmitsburg, MD
  • 43.0%Utility gas
  • 42.4%Electricity
  • 8.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.8%Wood
  • 2.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Emmitsburg, MD
  • 62.0%Electricity
  • 25.4%Utility gas
  • 10.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Emmitsburg compared to Maryland state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Emmitsburg on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Central America (population 500+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
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  • James A. Cliber (9)
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Total of 13 patent applications in 2008-2022.